During these apparently quiet off-season periods, it’s easy to lose sight of how much work is being done behind the scenes at baseball information sites. Little more than a week after my shoulder surgery – and despite battling some lingering hand numbness – I’ve been busy working on The BABS Project ebook and laying the foundation for 2017 content here on this site.
So, to keep you engaged,...
In the upcoming edition of the Baseball Forecaster, you will read about the ever-changing shifts in the statistical landscape. By now, it's common knowledge that home runs left ballparks at historic rates last year, and stolen bases took the opposite path. If you were to assume that these... Read More
The 15th annual Xperts Fantasy League (XFL) draft took place in Scottsdale, AZ on Friday November 4. The XFL is the fantasy baseball industry's only keeper league, although it has been described as a keeper-dynasty hybrid.
The 15-team mixed league drafts 40-man rosters, with the 23 players auctioned... Read More
On Saturday, November 5, I will be making a presentation about BABS at First Pitch Arizona. It will be a 45-minute look at what BABS is, why we need it, some 2016 successes and an early look at 2017. Here is an excerpt from the “why we need it” section. ... Read More
Last week I asked for your help! My decision appears below.
I have a keeper list due this Friday, October 21 in advance of the November 4 XFL draft and am still on the fence for my last few picks.
This is a great exercise for all of... Read More
Even with the massive in shift in the balance between power and speed this season, Mike Trout and Clayton Kershaw still ended up atop the BABS rankings. Planetary alignment is a good thing. Those two are this era's no-brainers, but the rest of the 2016 final rankings reveals a wealth... Read More